The lack of new postings on this site has been noticed by my friends. So, now that I’m done with the two grants… I shall pick this up again.. here goes:
I was invited to speak at a meeting… which is exciting. But- here’s the thing- the meeting is only most peripherally related to my area of interest. It is very unlikely that anyone in my field (even the broader field) will be at this meeting. I have looked at the other sessions, and the poster sessions- and I can see about 1 presentation that might be interesting to me. So- I thought I would arrive the day before the talk, give the talk the next morning- and be on the plane in the afternoon. That was all cool with me.
Earlier today I was on the meeting site doing the registration… and I saw that the registration fee for this meeting is $700. Continue reading